Backpacking in the Hudson Valley: Don’t Forget to Bring a Natural Bug Repellent

Posted Posted in Beacon, Bodybuilding Coach, Catskills, Environment, Environmental Justice, Exploring Hudson Valley, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Hiking, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Living, MIllennials, Natural Bug Repellents, Natural Skincare, Natural Tick Repellent, Organic Living, Outdoor Living, Photo Gallery, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY

Natural bug repellent is important for any outdoor adventurer, but it’s especially crucial to bring along on backpacking trips in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Unlike DEET and Picaridin repellents, natural bug repellents won’t harm the environment or leave you feeling sticky and smelling like chemicals, so you can still enjoy long days of hiking without worrying about annoying bugs flying into your face all day long. With a few simple ingredients from your kitchen, you can make your own natural bug repellent that will last all day long – read on how to do it yourself! Backpacking in the […]

Searching for the Best Home for Sale in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate 101 Presented by Eleven Real Estate Group

Searching for the Best Home for Sale in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate 101 with Jessica Mojica

Posted Posted in Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, NYC Photographer, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate

What makes the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains region so great? First, there’s the scenery—pristine forests and creeks set against the breathtaking backdrop of the majestic Catskill Mountains in upstate New York, or America’s first river, the majestic Hudson River to the west. Then there’s the culture—New York City, Boston, and Washington D.C., all accessible within an hour’s drive, with world-class dining, theater, and entertainment options wherever you go in between. Searching for the Best Home for Sale in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate 101 Presented by Eleven Real Estate Group Research local real estate When you’re searching […]

How to find the best Airbnb photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

How to find the best Airbnb photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

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How to find the best Airbnb photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills – Presented by ALLUVION Real Estate – Photos by Maxwell Alexander / ALLUVION MEDIA / Duncan Avenue Studios Airbnb, the online marketplace and hospitality service, has changed the way travelers book accommodations. It’s not only convenient but often cheaper than other options as well. Upstate’s Hudson Valley and Catskills regions are some of the most popular vacation rental destinations in the World, so there is a great deal of competition is happening on the market. The success of your Airbnb listing and the overall booking rate will […]

How to Make Your Catskills Airbnb Rental or Vacation Rental Stand Out from the Rest – Airbnb Managment Tips Presented by ALLUVION VACATIONS – Hudson Valley's Premiere Vacation Rental Management Company

How to Make Your Catskills Airbnb Rental or Vacation Rental Stand Out from the Rest

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Management, Airbnb Optimization, Airbnb Photographer, Airbnb Photography, ALLUVION, Alluvion Real Estate, Alluvion Vacations, Cabins, Catskills, Farmhouse, Farmhouse Decor, Home Decor, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Real Estate, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Vacation Rentals, VRBO

What makes your Catskills Airbnb rental or Hudson Valley vacation rental different from the rest? Is it the spectacular views? The unique layout and decor? The proximity to some of the area’s best restaurants, shops, and attractions? If you can focus on making your home the best it can be, you’ll put yourself ahead of your competition in no time. In this guide, we’ll help you learn how to make your Catskills Airbnb rental or Hudson Valley vacation rental stand out from the rest by making it feel like home! How to Make Your Catskills Airbnb Rental or Vacation Rental […]

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley and Catskills Real Estate Photography

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Airbnb Photography, Architectural Photography, Duncan Avenue Studios, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander Photography, New York Photographer, NYC Photographer, Photo Gallery, Upstate NY

The Hudson Valley, encompassing the Catskills, has been attracting people since the 1600s. Almost all of those people had one thing in common; they were looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and find a better way of life. What’s not to love about Upstate New York? Whether you’re a native who’s returning home or just relocating, the Hudson Valley and Catskills region has everything you need and more. Here are 10 reasons why you should move to Upstate New York right now! The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented […]

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home – Presented by Superior Mortgage Company Inc. NMLS #43642 – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Mortgage Broker, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Lisa Ferrara, Nature Photography, Real Estate, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Wall Art

When it comes to creating a home decor style, it can be easy to get caught up in what other people say you should do or think of as the right way to go about it. But at the end of the day, your home should reflect who you are and how you want to live your life – and that includes your decor style! When it comes to authentic Hudson Valley home decor, there are plenty of simple tricks you can use that will result in an overall effect that’s both beautiful and unique, including these spring home decor […]

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Trails, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Natural Beauty, Outdoor Living, Travel, Upstate NY, Vacation

One of the more popular hikes in Hudson Valley, NY is the Three Lakes Trail at Fahnestock State Park. Touted as one of the most scenic trails around, it’s one of the best ways to spend a weekend warrior trip. Before you go through, there are some things you need to know about hiking in the Hudson Valley, so read on to get yourself prepared. Why do it? For your spring NYC escape and the first hike of 2022? Maybe a weekend warrior looking for inspiration to explore new trails in New York State? If you’re interested in hiking in […]

The Best Airbnb Photography In Hudson Valley and Upstate, NY

Exploring the Hudson River Valley on Airbnb and VRBO

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photography, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Upstate, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate, Vacation, Vacation Rentals

How many Airbnb listings do you think there are in the Hudson River Valley? If you guessed 1,000, you’d be wrong (but not by much). There are actually over 1,500 listings of Hudson River Valley rentals on Airbnb! From classic Catskills lodges to upstate New York vacation homes to historic farmhouses and cabins, this region has one of the most diverse Airbnb communities in the country. When it comes to renting on Airbnb in Hudson River Valley, New York, you really can’t go wrong with any of these beautiful properties. The Most Luxurious Vacation Rentals in Upstate New York Looking […]

Lunch at Silk Factory Cafe turned into Funkin’ Fridays Show – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Newburgh, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY

Newburgh, NY never disappoints when it comes to surprising us all with brand new venues and experiences popping up seem like every other day or so. Friday Lunch at Silk Factory Cafe in Newburgh, NY turned into Funkin’ Fridays show – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander The Silk Factory Cafe specializes in locally sourced ingredients and fresh baked goods, and it’s one of my favorite places to visit when I need to get away from city life. In addition to their breakfast and lunch items, they also offer a full bar with creatively designed flights of mimosas and bloody […]

Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today's Host Lisa Ferrara Shares  Favorite Pasta Recipe – Presented by Superior Mortgage

Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today’s Host Lisa Ferrara Shares Her Favorite Pasta Recipe

Posted Posted in Farmhouse Living, Healthy Eating, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Mortgage Broker, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Kitchen, Modern Rustic, Organic Living, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY

New York’s Hudson Valley is just a short train ride from Manhattan, making it the perfect place to unwind. Whether you’re seeking out artisanal food and farm-to-table cuisine or visiting local vineyards, you’ll enjoy that laid-back upstate lifestyle that inspires many New Yorkers to move away from the city. Today, our guest host Lisa Ferrara of Superior Mortgage Co. shares her favorite (and very-very secret) pasta recipe that uses red wine as a part of the recipe, and a sneak peek into how to make the best out of the Hudson Valley Style living.  Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today’s […]

3 Ways Drivers Can Extend Their Adventures This Spring

3 Ways Drivers Can Extend Their Adventures This Spring

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate NY, Vacation

3 Ways Drivers Can Extend Their Adventures This Spring (BPT) – As winter warms into spring, there’s something else heating up: the travel plans of adventurers everywhere. Millions of Americans are preparing for their spring and summer journeys, but there’s one thing many are overlooking — a factor that will determine whether their trips are safe and successful. Their tires. Tires are the only part of a vehicle that touches the road, so they’re a pivotal part of every road trip. The right set of tires can even take drivers further than they’d otherwise be able to travel. Here’s how […]

Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in the Catskill Mountains – Courtyard Bar and Restaurant Review

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Alluvion Vacations, Catskills, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Style Review, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate NY

You don’t have to travel to Manhattan or wait until the weekend to get your fill of burgers, beer, and fries – the Courtyard Restaurant in Roscoe, NY serves all three up every day of the week! The Courtyard has been dishing out these delicious staples since its grand opening in 2011, and it’s been steadily growing in popularity ever since. If you’re curious about what makes the Courtyard so special, check out this photo review! Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in Roscoe, NY – Courtyard Restaurant and Bar Review – Travel Adventures with Maxwell Alexander The […]

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Maxwell Alexander, Nature Photography, New York Photographer, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate NY, Vacation

In the Hudson Valley, few hikes compare to the exhilaration of Mt. Beacon Hiking Trail in Beacon, NY. The spectacular hike takes you to the highest point in Dutchess County and offers you amazing views of Newburgh, NY, and all the way to the Catskill Mountains on the horizon. Starting from a parking lot on Route 9D in Beacon, NY, this medium intensity hiking trail goes all the way up to 1,611 feet above sea level. Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander What to Know Before […]

Best Real Estate Photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Best Real Estate Photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Photographer, Airbnb Photography, ALLUVION, Alluvion Real Estate, Architectural Photography, Hudson Valley Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography, Real Estate Marketing, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Vacation, Vacation Rentals, VRBO

Alluvion Media – Real Estate Photography Studio, located in Poughkeepsie, New York, is your number one source for the best real estate photographer in the Hudson Valley and Catskills area. They have also branched out to cover other areas of New York as well as Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Connecticut. So if you’re looking to get some killer photos of your home to market it online, on social media, or through print marketing materials, Alluvion Media’s Professional Real Estate Photographer Maxwell Alexander will help you out tremendously! Why ALLUVION MEDIA? Photography is a profession that requires technical knowledge, artistic ability, […]

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Hairstylist Brittany Perry

Posted Posted in Beauty, Community, Hair Salon, Hair Stylist, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Sponsored Content, Style, Upstate NY, Wellness

Just about last week we’ve had an opportunity to have an amazing photoshoot and interview with Brittany Pery, owner of the Live Free & Dye Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY. Check out the interview below and stay tuned for more in our Spring 2022 Print Issue to be published at the beginning of May. Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free and Dye Salon – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free & Dye Hair Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY – Interview and […]

The Peter Phillips House – Hudson Valley / Upstate, NY   Kingston, NY / Home for Sale

Take a Photo Tour of The Peter Phillips House – Home for Sale in Kingston, NY

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home for Sale in Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Photo Gallery, Photography, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate

The perfect blend of historic and hip: This Second Empire gem perched atop one of the Hudson Valley’s most historically important streets has been meticulously updated for modern living, but with all of its stunning architectural character preserved. The Peter Phillips House – Hudson Valley / Upstate, NY / Kingston, NY / Home for Sale – 45 West Chestnut Street, Kingston, NY 12401 / Asking Price: $749,000 / Listing by: BHHS HUDSON VALLEY / Associate Broker Hayes Clement / 917-568-5226 / Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios The Peter Phillips House, built in the late 1800s for a supervisor of […]

How Much Does Professional Real Estate Photography Cost?

How Much Does Professional Real Estate Photography Cost?

Posted Posted in Airbnb Host, Airbnb Optimization, Airbnb Photographer, Airbnb Photography, ALLUVION, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Hudson Valley Photography, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY

Are you planning to sell your home or vacation rental property? You may be wondering how much it will cost to have your property professionally photographed, so you can put together the perfect listing on VRBO, Airbnb, Craigslist, or another real estate website. The average cost of real estate photography varies widely depending on whether you’re hiring an experienced professional real estate photographer who specializes in real estate photography and what kind of images you want them to produce for you. What Is The Average Cost Of A Home Photography Shoot? The truth is that every home photography shoot costs […]

Welcome to the Holiday House – Brand New Hudson Valley Airbnb Experience – Airbnb Photography by Alluvion Media / Maxwell Alexander

Welcome to the Holiday House – Brand New Hudson Valley Airbnb Experience

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Optimization, Airbnb Photographer, ALLUVION, Alluvion Real Estate, Alluvion Vacations, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Vacation, Vacation Rentals, VRBO

Welcome to Holiday House, a newly furnished home located less than an hour from NYC! This spacious Hudson Valley Airbnb home is conveniently located in the Hudson Valley near Beacon, and offers easy access to farm-to-table restaurants, wineries, breweries, apple picking, farmers markets, skiing, hiking, and bike trails – the possibilities are endless. On this 5-acre property, you can explore the area or unplug and enjoy resort-style living. Holiday House is perfect for everyone! Welcome to the Holiday House – Brand New Hudson Valley Airbnb Experience – Airbnb Photography by Alluvion Media / Maxwell Alexander This beautiful, spacious Hudson Valley […]

Back on the Market: Hudson Valley Home for Sale in New Paltz, NY

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photography, Alluvion Real Estate, Best Hudson Valley Realtors, Home for Sale in Catskills, Home for Sale in Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate

Vacation Home and Airbnb Rental for Sale in New Paltz, NY – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography by Alluvion Media – Listing Information Provided by ALLUVION INC. 845-518-2750 Finding the right home or vacation rental in Hudson Valley and Catskills, NY When it comes to buying and selling homes, Hudson Valley is one of the most sought-after destinations in all of New York. With so many beautiful properties and homes available, it can be difficult to choose where to settle down — but if you’re looking for a home that can be rented out on Airbnb as well as used as your […]

Discover Bluestone Bed and Basecamp – Hudson Valley's First Boutique Hotel

Discover Bluestone Bed and Basecamp – Hudson Valley’s First Boutique Hotel

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Photography, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley Farms, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Staycation, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY, Vacation, Vacation Rentals

Our boutique hotel is the first of its kind in the Hudson Valley! It is a micro-hotel because of its small size. The boutique part comes from its distinctive specialty. Unlike your grandmother’s B&B, this is a hotel. There is nothing conventional about the Bluestone Basecamp in the way it approaches modern accommodations, but it does it in a fabulously unconventional way. We offer guests a number of indoor and outdoor places to relax, frolic, and enjoy communal and secluded leisure activities. Are you up for a campfire, croquet match, or crossdressing? How about horseshoes, a honeymoon, or happy hour? […]

Finding the best real estate agents in Hudson Valley and Catskills

Finding the best real estate agents in Hudson Valley and Catskills

Posted Posted in Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, Real Estate, Real Estate Marketing, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Upstate NY Real Estate

There are so many real estate agents in Hudson Valley and Catskills, but what makes the best one? Look no further than Alluvion Real Estate, your source for Hudson Valley and Catskills real estate! We know that Hudson Valley and Catskills is a special place to live, and we take pride in the fact that we’re part of this community and that we can share our wealth of local knowledge with you, whether you’re buying or selling your home. Which real estate agent is right for you? A good real estate agent can be invaluable when it comes to buying […]